Medical/Scientific News

Leading specialists call for ‘pause for reflection’ on new method of rectal cancer surgery

The Association of Coloproctologists of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI) have urged surgeons to pause the use of a new […]

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Not ‘just a hernia’ – the complication costing lives

Hernias are common. Although often seen as minor – they can obstruct the bowel which can prove fatal. The results […]

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From scratch to the pages of the Lancet – How can CovidSurg change practice?

A little over 3 months ago, the CovidSurg global collaborative launched to urgently assess the safety of surgery in the […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK. Living with bowel disease affects every part of […]

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New CEO announced for Bowel & Cancer Research and Bowel Disease Research Foundation

Rebecca Porta has been appointed the new Chief Executive of Bowel & Cancer Research and Bowel Disease Research Foundation which […]

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Covid 19 – Important information from BDRF

Grant holders We recognise that the ongoing Covid 19 outbreak is placing unprecedented strain on NHS resources and personnel. In […]

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COVIDSURG collaborative launched to tackle pandemic

Research and international collaboration will be crucial in beating back the novel coronavirus and mitigating its impact on our health […]

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IBD Newcastle

This March, we’re heading to Newcastle for a one day conference on IBD surgery. This conference will bring together the […]

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BDRF funded project wins European prize for best abstract

At the recent European Society of Coloproctology meeting in Vienna, BDRF funded work was awarded Best Y-ESCP Abstract Submission. The […]

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Ileoanal & Kock Pouch information day – important patient info!

Do you have an ileonal pouch (j-pouch) or a Kock pouch? Or are you considering surgery to form one? If […]

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